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From Dmitri Colebatch <>
Subject RE: Tomcat 321 won't parse other than .jsp file
Date Mon, 03 Sep 2001 11:04:38 GMT
Try adding the following:


to your server.xml

I think those are the right elements.  failing that there was a similar
post (mapping a jsp to a path) a few weeks ago, have a search for jsp and
servlet-mapping and server.xml in the archives and see if it turns up.


On Mon, 3 Sep 2001, Tarwinder Dhak wrote:

> That would be the simple answer, but I would like to keep the .js extension
> keep to the standard for javascript files.
> There must be a way for tomcat to compile files that don't end in a .jsp
> extension.
> Thanks.
> Tarwinder Dhak
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Burkard Endres []
> Sent: Monday, September 03, 2001 10:55 AM
> To:
> Subject: AW: Tomcat 321 won't parse other than .jsp files
> simply rename your .js file to .jsp?
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Tarwinder Dhak []
> Bereitgestellt: Montag, 3. September 2001 11:33
> Bereitgestellt in: tomcat-user
> Unterhaltung: Tomcat 321 won't parse other than .jsp files
> Betreff: Tomcat 321 won't parse other than .jsp files
> Hi,
> I'm writing a web application that uses some javascript (in an external
> file
> menu.js) that displays some dynamic menus.  Each of these menu options
> then
> goes to a specific URL.
> What I want to do is insert some JSP elements into the menu.js file so
> that
> when the client requests the file, all URLs go through the
> request.encodeURL() method to append any session data to the URLs.  The
> problem is that Tomcat only seems to want to compile files with a .jsp
> extension.
> I've got Tomcat running through APJ13 with apache (, and have
> used
> the jkmount directive in the mod_jk config file to forward all *.js
> requests
> to Tomcat, but tomcat won't compile it.  It just sends me the raw text
> instead.
> Basically, what I would like to know is how to get tomcat to compile
> files
> that have JSP elements in them, but do not have the .jsp extension.
> Thanks in advance for your help.
> Regards
> Tarwinder Dhak
> Transact Group
> Development
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